Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's taking a leave of absence after reports surfaced of a second, new, video that allegedly shows him smoking crack again.
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Ford is putting his re-election campaign on hold while he gets help for substance abuse.
Ford released this statement:
"I have a problem with alcohol, and the choices I have made while under the influence. I have struggled with this for some time."
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